ITHUBALETHU (OUR CHANCE) PROJECT
This initiative targets Youth at High Risk, mainly sex workers, Men who have sex with Men (MSM) and
drug users. We improve health outcomes for sex workers, their clients and partners through
combination preventation approaches. We
strengthen health system for the implementation of the National Sex Workers Plan (NSWP) HIV, TB
Prevent new infections of HIV, STI’s, TB and COVID.
Regular HIV testing and linkage to care. Screen and treat TB and STI’s.
Provide ART and PrEP.
Educate through health talks and Awareness campaigns.
Distribute condoms (Male, Female and Lubricants).
Conduct IACT (Integrated Access to Care and Treatment) sessions for PLHIV.
Reduce Human Rights social and structural barriers to Health Care.
Sensitization workshops for Key Stakeholders. Report Human Rights violations.
Advocate for sex workers rights.
Psychosocial and Mental Health Care and Support.
Post Violence Care. Crisis Counselling and Trauma containment.
Reduce alcohol and drug abuse through
PSYCHO-SOCIAL SERVICES – GBV
Psychosocial services are rendered to victims of
abuse, violence and exploitation. Services are rendered to reduce secondary abuse and facilitate healing and empowerment. Services Include: Gender Based Violence and Femicide – Pre and Post Violence Care.
Psychosocial support services at Thuthuzela Care Centres and SAPS Victim Friendly Rooms. Face to Face Counselling.
Awareness talks and campaigns on Gender Based Violence and Femicide.
White Door Shelter for victims of Gender Based Violence.
Awareness campaigns at schools and communities.
Men and Boys Program
Engage men and boys on prevention of GBV through dialogue and group sessions.
Skills Development Project Empowerment skills to victims of GBV. Sewing, Baking, Computer skills and Detergent and Perfume Manufacturing.
Community Chest – Kwa Maphumulo Project Awareness campaigns at schools and communities in the area.
Face to face Psychosocial support for Learners.
Referral victims of abuse
Facilitate reunification with families.
for further interventions.
ADOLESCENT & YOUNG PEOPLE (AYP)
Support the delivery of comprehensive PVC services for female beneficiaries, aged
Provide linkage to police stations, Dept. of Social Development, shelters and other health facilities required.
Identify and refer beneficiaries for Post Violence Care to Thuthuzela Care Centres and Crisis Centre at hospitals.
Provide age-appropriate post-GBV care that meets the needs of survivors.
Provide therapeutic counselling and support for child survivors and their care givers based on beneficiary needs.
Ensure that sites which provides post-violence care services cover the minimum package.
Implement NO Means NO and Stepping Stones as two evidence-based curricula to support HIV and GBV prevention.
NO Means NO Girls Programme Conflict management techniques including boundary setting, diffusion tactics, verbal assertiveness and negotiation.
Physical self-defense skills should they be nesessary.
Facilitated by young women. Target: AGYW 15-19 years.
Stepping Stones Programme
Stepping Stones as a 10 x 3 hour session. Workshop series to help promote sexual health, improve psychological well-being and prevent HIV.
Address questions of gender, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, gender violence,communication and relationship skills.
Facilitated by both young men and women. Target: AYP 20-24 years.